A special motorcycle is now on display at the Harley-Davidson Museum, after making a unique 3,000 mile journey across the Pacific Ocean that took an entire year.
A motorcycle believed to have crossed the Pacific Ocean following the tsunami in Japan will be preserved at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
To cross the Pacific Ocean, most would assume you’d need a boat or a plane. However, at least one motorcycle has made the journey, according to CBC News.
Honda has been in trouble this year with regards to production, as it had to deal with the fallout from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Although the factory returned to its normal schedule in October, another crisis popped up when Thailand began experiencing heavy flooding. Honda only has a small number of factories in Thailand, [...]
MotoGP riders held an impromptu meeting over the weekend to discuss the potential ramifications of skipping the upcoming Japanese Grand Prix in October against the wishes of race officials. Nearly all the racers gathered at Valentino Rossi’s motorhome inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway paddock. Rossi has been the most outspoken rider when it comes to [...]
Ryan Dungey and the Rockstar Makita Suzuki team are giving their support to the Japan Earthquake Disaster fund by pledging the special set of Fox race gear, that he wore at the recent Jacksonville AMA/FIM World Supercross race in Florida, for auction to raise money for the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami. The [...]
Honda has provided an update on the many factories in Japan that were affected by the recent earthquake, announcing that production at the main facility will resume within the next few days. The first official announcement on the matter suspended production at all facilities through March 27th, at which point the status would be assessed. [...]
Japanese motorcycle manufacturers make up a large portion of the biking community, so it should come as no surprise that the massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami has had dire effects on the industry as a whole. Honda was perhaps the hardest hit by the disaster, and the company announced that it would be suspending [...]